Jan 23, 2013 12:00am PST
. it is a trip that will cost you thousands of dollars anyway you do it. abc7 news reporter john alston is live with the story. john? >> city hall is decked out in team colors. they had fewer than 13,000 super bowl tickets. and after a lottery an undisclosed number went to season ticket holders. with the nfc championship game out of the way, the upcoming super bowl has become a tale of two talmadges. joe senior, a season ticket holder for 37 years lucked out today and got the e-mail he was hoping for, a chance to buy two super bowl tickets at face value, $950 a pop. >> but the flights arrangements have been made. the whole thing probably per person will cost about $5,000. >> his son, joe junior, did not get picked by the 49ers in the lottery. >> they do their best. i think the more. but just my having the opportunity to go, the team going to the super bowl, if you are lucky enough to get selected, then that's a plus. >> for fans who didn't get picked in the lottery, on-line tickets are running from $2,000 to more than $6,000 apiece. an entire stadium suite is listed at $140,000. >> what were yo
Jan 26, 2013 12:00am PST
. ironically the coach who might know him best is john harbaugh. he was the position coach for eight years in philly. >> john is a great special teams guy and knows a lot about kicking. probably knows a lot about me. for me i am just going to go into this looking positive and forgetting the fact of 2012 and looking forward to good things in 2013. >> it is a head-straction. colin caber nick has become an instant -- colin kaepernick has become an instant star while you have flacco not considered an elite qb. he has thrown eight touchdowns touchdowns and zero picks in the playoffs, but it seems no matter what he does it is never enough. >> i really don't care. there are guys who have to make a living. if that is going to be us and if that is going to be me i plan on being around for awhile. if you want to continue to do it, i will be here. >> the warriors opened a road trip and it was an eke warrior who helped them. now with the bulls and david lee off the allstar selection. he played like an allstar six of seven from downtown and had a game high 25. are warriors scored only 13 points in the
Jan 25, 2013 12:00am PST
's great news for businesses in the area which were hard hit by the nhl lock out. john is live in san jose where they must be celebrating. john? >>reporter: you can hear the happiness. last home game back in april. san jose lost 800,000 dollars in hotel and parking. restaurants lost 20, 30, 40 percent or more of the business. so tonight could not have come soon enough. [ screaming] the pavilion no longary ghost town on game night now that pro hockey back in business. >> greatest thing. we have been waiting for this for all season. so glad they worked it out. we can still survive the season. >> if you think the fans are thrilled you should talk to the people who run local restaurants like the old wagon saloon and grill. >> fabulous absolutely fabulous waiting for this for a while and we are graduate to have them back. makes a big difference. >>reporter: difference of nearly 20 percent of their annual revenue that was lost because of the lock out. >> it is a chunk of change. we would have had a lot of games that we didn't get. >>reporter: shorten season means san jose will host
Jan 22, 2013 12:00am PST
. nonetheless it's the last thing they want to talk about. >> every moment you are talking about myself or john, that's less, less time that the players are going to be talked about. fighters are first. the ones that are playing in the game. the players. they are the ones that have the most to do with it. and they are the ones we should be talking about. >> we are not that interesting. there is nothing more to learn. the tape across the middle of the room story, okay. you got it. it's okay. just like any other family. >>reporter: when they were kids they had the tape there don't cross-over this line that's my side of the room. any way, superbowl when it comes to the sawp bowl we have you covered at 7 news. mike and i heading up the coverage from new orleans. perched on bourbon street i have been tol told. live report from the big easy begins superbowl week. that is the spot right there. warriors would love to see david lee and curry both chosen for the all star team. curry showed the clippers today he definitely belongs. warriors play game on martin luther king jr. out in force.